xanthic or xanthine

xanthic or xanthine
   Of, relating to, or tending toward a yellow color. "Xanthic" has its roots in the Greek word "xanthos" which means "yellow." "Xantho-" and "xanth-" are prefixes which also mean yellow. (pr. zan'thick)

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